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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - June 19, 1971, Mount Pleasant, Iowa The it pleasant news partly Cloudy vol. 93, no. 143 it. Pleasant Iowa saturday evening june 19, 1971 Price to cents glimpse at the news the almanac by up today is saturday june 19, the 170th Day of 1071. The Moon is Between its last Quarter and new phase. The morning stars Are Mercury Venus Mars and Saturn. The evening Star is Jupiter. Those born on this Day Are under the sign of gemini. American author Elbert Hubbard was bom june 19, 1859. On this Day in history in 1856 the republicans adjourned their first National convention in Philadelphia. John Fremont was nominated for president. In 1910 the first Observance of fathers Day occurred in Spokane Wash. In 1934 Congress created the Federal communications commission to regulate interstate communications including radio and television. In 1968 More than 50,000 persons took part in a poor Peoples March in Washington. Finally set regents funding at $205 million Des Moines up a a bitterly fought out Compromise on the funding of the Iowa Board of regents Early today turned aside the final Roadblock that enabled the Iowa legislature to end the 1971 session. After nearly three hours of hard bargaining a second legislative conference committee reached agreement at 1 10 . With a Compromise that set the regents funding level at $205 million for the coming biennium. In addition the Compromise Bill called for an $8 million appropriation for the states tuition Grant program for private College and University students and a freeze on student undergraduate fees and tuition at the three state universities. Bleary eyed Iowa legislators quit at 5 12 . Des Moines up a the 1971 Iowa legislature marred with political infighting and a Power struggle with gov. Robert d. Ray adjourned shortly after Daybreak today amid parliamentary entanglements that could have forced a special session. However the Senate closed Down the second longest session on record at 6 47 . A More than 21 hours after the final Day began Friday morning. The House adjourned at 5 12 ., leaving the upper chamber in confusion about a provision added to a Bill by the House. The final rap of the Gavel by it. Gov. Roger Jepsen president of the Senate halted the session which went nearly seven hours into its 160th Day before lawmakers were Able to resolve the weighty problems of state financing and operations. Junior Kurnes of Rome drowned above dam at Oakland Mills judge will reconvene hearing on permanent Stop of times Story Junior William Kurnes 44, Rome drowned while swimming in the Skunk River just above the dam at Oakland Mills Friday about 6 15 . His body was recovered about 7 40 . By members of the Henry county Rescue squad who dragged the River and was taken to the Crane Ewart Young funeral Home. According to sheriff Van Crawford who was called to the scene along with Deputy sheriff Ron Elmore Kurnes was on the South Bank with Darrell and Laverne Calhoun and decided to swim across the River to the North Bank and jumped in fully clothed. When he got about three fourths of the Way across he apparently got in trouble and started to swim downstream witnesses said Kurnes went under came up once and then disappeared. Nearly All the members of the Rescue squad went to the scene and used six boats in the dragging operations. Don Weir Everett Lampe and Ron Welcher were in the squads boat and recovered Kurnes body with grappling Hooks which snagged his shirt and trousers. They pulled the body into the boat and brought it to Shore. Or. Robert Wettach examined the body before it was placed in the Hearse and ruled death was by accidental drowning. Kurnes who was employed As a farmhand was known to be a Strong swimmer. The drowning was the first in Henry county in about four years. There was a drowning recently near Merrimac just across the county line in Jefferson county. 1 the Clarence Stearns family of it. Pleasant brought Coffee and iced Tea for the men who were involved in the dragging operations and it was appreciated the sheriff said. William Kurnes. Or. Williams Kurnes jr., tile son of William and Sylvia Kurnes was born in 1s27 in Rome la., where he lived most of his life and did farm work. His father preceded him in death july 7, 1967. Surviving is a brother David of Omaha and a half sister mrs. Eva Forbes of Shellsburg. La. Graveside services will be at 2 . Monday june 21, 1971. At Grant cemetery Rome. Friends May Call As they desire at the Crane Ewart Young funeral Home. Federal court stops Post Story on origins of Viet War a thought for today Elbert Hubbard said a if you work for a Man in heavens name work for new meaning for v2&v2 Tokyo up a Fuji television network faced a dilemma thursday night when the signing of the Okinawa treaty by Japan and the United states coincided with a major league baseball game. The solution Fuji television ran the baseball game on one half of the screen and the treaty signing on the other half. Pet Peacock Maldon England up a a court refused to give Farmer Lancelot Goodchild a court order Friday to bring his pet Peacock Percy Back. Percy has settled on a neighbouring farm. A a it a very difficult to catch a Peacock a noted judge Francis Hales. A we should need bailiffs Sticks and some sort of pen. If the Peacock did no to feel like being caught there would be All sorts of Washington up a a Federal appeals court told the Washington Post today to Stop publishing a series of articles based on a top secret Pentagon study of origins of the Vietnam War. The judges said the material would cause a irreparable injury to the United but the Early morning court order came too late to halt printing of a second article in the newspapers series. The front Page Story said Johnson administration officials used Vietnam bombing pauses to help pacify Public opinion and had Maytag strikers ratify contract Newton up a members of striking local 997 of the United Auto workers voted Friday to ratify a new three year contract with the Maytag co., ending what is believed to be the longest strike so far in the appliance Industry. Union spokesmen said 75 per cent of the 2,700 striking workers approved the pact which was reached after months of deliberations Between company and Union representatives and Federal mediators. Maytag officials said Normal work shifts would resume at 7 . Monday making the 153rd Day since the Union shut Down two Maytag plants at Newton and Hampton. A almost no expectation Quot they would Lead to peace talks. The article said the Pentagon study showed some . Strategists planned a to use unproductive bombing pauses As a justification for escalating the the Post kept the article in its press run after . District judge Gerhard a. Gesell Friday night turned Down a Justice department request for an order halting publication. Government lawyers then took the Case to the appeals court where the three judge panel reversed Geselle a decision in a 2-1 vote. The panel said government attorneys had presented a a substantial claim that the Post obtained its documents a without lawful authority and that publication would harm the interest of the United states. Tile judges ordered the Post to Stop publication pending a new hearing in the . District court in the justic departments motion for an injection against the publication. They ordered the District court to hold the hearing no later than 5 . Edt monday. New York up a a Federal judge Given several hours to familiarize himself with a 40-volume Pentagon report it took a year to compile reconvenes a hearing today on a government request to permanently Stop the new York times from publishing the report. U. S. District judge Murray i. Gurfein at his la Arn. Hearing could make the present temporary injunction permanent lift the injun tion and allow the times to resume publication or extend the temporary order. Gurfein whose temporary injunction prohibiting the times from further publication of the series expires at i . Today recessed a hearing on the Case late Friday following five hours of secret testimony and Public summations by both sides. The times has submitted to Gurfein a copy of the 7,000-Page report to Aid him in his decision on whether or not to make permanent the injunction he issued tuesday. Gurfein studied the report for several hours during a break in fridays proceedings. U. S. Attorney Whitney North Seymour said the Case boiled Down to whether the times published information which could be considered As giving Aid and Comfort to the enemy. He said the times possessed a classified documents stolen from officials to whom they had been Seymour argued that the printing of the secret papers a Compromise our current military and defense plans and intelligence operations and jeopardize our International Alexander m. Bickel a Yale Law professor representing the times said the government was pleading its Case under a non existent statute. He moved the order be lifted and the times immediately be granted permission to resume printing the articles. His request was denied. Better late than never Wilbur Reschly receives University of Iowa i Liju or urn a where drowning occurred he Nihil Junior Kurnes drowned Friday evening at Oakland Mills at about the location of the Waters shown above. The picture was taken from the North Bank above the dam and below the old Bridge. From Bride to Brig Croydon England up a Leonard Lee was posing with his Bride Bernadette Cross for their wedding photos when six policemen arrived to arrest him on burglary charges. Lee told the officers he would go peaceably on the condition they let him finish the wedding ceremony first. They agreed. He went peaceably. Nixes pot Garden Minneapolis Minn. Up a the Minnesota Constitution provides that a any person May sell or peddle the products of the farm or Garden occupied and cultivated by him without obtaining a License the provision a judge ruled Friday does not apply to those who cultivate and peddle marijuana As an enterprising defendant had suggested in his defense. Trouble they have now North Augusta s. C. Up a John Paulos a member of the a Dixie dragons motorcycle club unable to explain the brutal murders of two club members a we weren to a Hellas Angels group or anything like that. We just Haven to had any trouble with Driver charged after Accident Bell Telephone would up rates begin construction 5t0ck Market next week on a amp a mattress Plant 1 Chittenden amp Eastman company i in Burlington has unveiled plans for a 90,000 Square feet mattress making Plant that should be com Des motifs up a North Pletch december i. Work will be Western Bell Telephone co. Officials 1 sin next week on a 23 acre tract said Friday they will file for a Rale c amp e president Manfred Nord catches to Pound Catfish in farm Pond increase with the Iowa Commerce commission sometime this summer. In its annual Rej Mirt issued earlier this year the company indicated it would seek its first rate increase in the past 14 years. The company cited inflation and a 1963 Pontiac driven by Paul k. Woodsman i. Pleasant and owned by Hodson Mckim motors and a 1966 Buick driven by Lawrence Mccoy Westwood collided 011 West Washington Street near j which is yet to be determined the dream drive in at 9 58 . I Friday. Both cars were damaged. Woodsman was going West in the inside Lane and turned left into the path of the eastbound Mccoy car according to police. Woodsman was charged with not having a valid Drivers License and was fined $10 and casts in Justice William smarts court. Woodsman was also charged with making an improper left turn and is to appear on the charge later. Stroin said the new Plant will be an 18 feet High single Story Structure and will be 450 feet Long and 200 feet wide. Tile number of additional employees is not yet known but there will be an increase from the num spiralling casts As the reasons for the Ber now employed in c amp e mat rate hike the exact amount of Tress shops at the company a Complex. Deputy sheriff s car damaged in one of two accidents Deputy sheriff roil Elmore investigated a car truck crash at 5 05 j . Friday and his county patrol car was involved in an Accident at 12 35 . Saturday. There were no injuries. Presbyterian women set aside Day to express concern for world peace Are members of the women a after St Udy group of the presbyter Ian Church Are planning to observe no secrets new York a Federal judge Murray Gurein questioning new York times lawyers on the publication of a secret Pentagon study a Why would a publication Nob be willing to sit Down with the government and discuss what or what not it could use a the Quot no shopping Day sponsored by women United to end the War monday june 21, has been set aside As a Day to express concern far peace by not doing the usual chopping but instead writing letters urging a reordering of National priorities. A statement drawn up by members of the study group was included in the presbyterian Church bulletin last week and plans have been made to include names and addresses of persons in authority in this weeks bulletin. The statement stresses the con of members for peace and i Cern promises not to interfere with business locally. The idea is a personal commitment to shop another Day so that this Day can be used for letter Whitting. The study group invites anyone interested to join in the action by not shopping monday and by writing any of the following president Richard m. Nixon White House Washington d.c., 20500 the honorable Harold Hughes . Senate Washington d.c., 20510 the honorable f. Edward Herbert chairman armed services committee House of representatives Washington d. C. 20515 the car truck Accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 218 North and the Blacktop. A 1964 Gumc truck driven by Gary d. Olson it. Pleasant and owned by Jennings Dairy was headed cast and when he went to Stop at the Stop sign the brakes failed. The truck then collided with a 1967 Buick driven by Hubert w. Ravens Craft Windsor mo., which was headed South on 218. The vehicles which broadside remained on tile Highway. The left Side of the car was damaged an estimated $1,200 and the right Side of the truck about $500. Elmore was driving a Quarter mile North of Swedesburg on a Call this morning and started to pull off the Road to help a Motorist change a tire when a northbound 1970 Ford driven by William j. Wagner Dallas Center Rural struck his car from behind. The Deputy a car was damaged an estimated $456 and the Wagner car about $700. The Accident was investigated by the Highway patrol which filed a charge of driving too fast for conditions against Wagner. Takes beating new York up a the Stock Market took its worst beating in nearly a year Friday after a report that the Cash passion of the Mutual fund Industry is hurting. The Dow Jones Industrial average last 17.09, closing at 889.16 a its biggest drop since losing 18.00 on june 23, 1970, when it closed at 698.11. Selling also increased As the average fell below the psychological Barrier of 900. A midday report that Mutual fund redemption last month exceeded sales for the first time in history triggered the Selloff Monte j. Gordon vice president of Bache Ai co., said. He also said disappointment about economic recovery inflation and High interest rate were responsible. Trading amounted to 15,040,000 shares up from 13.900,000 shares on thursday. During the morning the years volume on the new York Stock Exchange passed the two billion share Mark. Last year that Mark was not reached until sept. 22. Des Moines up a when the books Are closed on the 1969-71 biennium on june 30, state government will have incurred its first general fund deficit in modern history. State comptroller Marven Selden said Friday the general fund will be $10 million in the red at the end of the current fiscal year. Selden s figures correspond perfectly with a prediction earlier this week by legislative fiscal director Gerry Rankin. In terms of the billion Dollar dimension of the entire state budget a $10 million deficit actually represents Only a i per cent error in forecasting receipts against expenditures. However the Iowa Constitution prohibits a debt of More than $250,000 at any one time. The $10 Milton deficit comes despite frantic attempts by Selden gov. Robert d. Ray and the Iowa legislature to cover the fund shortage. Earlier this year Ray had revised the deficit estimate up to $26 million but the Economy measures imposed on state government for the past few months have made a substantial difference. Denny White member of the it. Pleasant High school coaching staff caught a ten Pound Catfish in a farm Pond South of it. Pleasant Friday night while fishing from a rubber raft with Larry also a mph teacher. Wilbur Roy Reschly Wilbur Roy Reschly of Olds received his doctor of Medicine degree on May 28 in commencement exercises at the state University of Iowa. Reschly was elected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National medical Scholastic honorary. He also i received a Mosby award for schol the comptroller stressed however i attic excellence. A graduate of that state government fully intends Waco High school he is the son to meet its financial obligations. A a we re going to pay our Bills some of them May be paid a Little later Brenizer than usual but they will be paid a he said. The fish pulled the raft several Selden estimated some Large out feet before it was pulled in White lays May be put off until mid july. Said. A a but it wont be anything South vietnamese show might in armed forces Day Parade the City. Many people stayed off the streets and watched the festivities on television. Thieu opened the colourful three hour Parade under sunny skies j when he and vice president Nguyen Cho by drove by limousine from Independence Palace Down the Broad mall that stretches past the u. S. Embassy. They climbed atop a jeep festooned with their nations colors red and yellow a to review the cavalcade and Thieu made a Brief speech. Saigon up a South Vietnam put a Sample of its military might on display today to show the communists it is Strong enough to withstand their attack. The armed forces Day Parade the first in several years was the biggest Ever held in the country and was heavily guarded. President Nugyen Van Thieu told the spectators South Vietnam was continuing to fight Quot because we want. Peace in Prosperity and Freedom from any communist influence. Tile Parade was the first in Saigon since the communists shelled a National Day Parade on nov. I 1967, and landed some rockets and mortar shells near Thieu a reviewing stand. It also was conducted under the sources said about 30,000 soldiers militiamen and policemen patrolled the streets outnumbering by a bout 10-to-l the troops that marched by so tight were the precautions that it was difficult to move thru of or. And mrs. Her by Reschly of Olds. Or. And mrs. Reschly and their daughter have moved to Minneapolis Minn where he will be serving his internship at Hennepin county general Hospital in Minneapolis. Enjoy Beauty not Price i great Falls. Branson Stevenson on a Rembrandt etching he bought which turned out to be a valuable original a people should enjoy Art for its Beauty not its terse verse a Humbug is a Little ate Bug that tries to imitate a big Bug. Events for the ladies in the relative Cool of the Shel the contest must be limited by teahouse of Mcmillan Park several time so Only the first 12 entries in activities designed especially for Nixon optimistic on Fate of his Domestic policies key Biscayne. Fla. Up president Nixon Friday gave his most optimistic assessment yet on the Fate of his Domestic policies in the democratic controlled Congress. He a flatly predicted that both Revenue sharing and welfare Reform the two chief thrusts of his a new american revolution would be passed in the current Congress and he said at least a Start would be made on his program to streamline the Federal bureaucracy. The reasons he was so confident Nixon told a group of news editors in Rochester n.y., was because people in the country were fed up with costly inefficient government strictest Security measures seen in Over which they had Little control.1 Saigon in recent women will be special features of the county wide july 4th Celebration. From 2 30-4 30 . The ladies each age division will be accepted. Those accepted for participation will be notified by mrs. Nelling. Fill in the entry Blank below or May play Bridge or Canasta watch a reasonable facsimile tor the baby five Craft demonstrations or watch contest and Don t forget to Noel or participate in the baby contest., Nate Friend or family members for mrs. Jack Nelling. Winfield is the King and Queen contest. Encl air Man for the baby contest tries for the latter May be sent to sponsored by the Junior women s Harlan Foster 509 f Monroe it. Club of Winfield prizes will be pleasant or radio station awarded in several categories of it. Pleasant. Entrants in the King i the three age divisions 0-6 months and Queen contest must be Over 60 6 months-1 year and i year-2 years of age and residents of Henry years. County. Baby contest a it. Pleasant Iowa a july 4 Send to mrs. Jack Nelling. It. I Winfield Iowa child a name. Sex. Age. Parents name. Address. Deadline june 26, 1971

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